COLOMBO (News 1st) – Department of Meteorology says that showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island during the afternoon or night.
Heavy showers of about 100 mm can be expected in some places.Showers will occur in the Eastern province and Polonnaruwa and Mullaitivu districts during the morning.The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.Condition of Rain:Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island. Winds:Winds will be North-easterly or variable in direction.
Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to 40 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Colombo via Mannar and Puttalam.State of Sea:The sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Colombo via Mannar and Puttalam will be fairly rough at times.